Fast & Furious 8 Record

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Thumping Star Wars, Fast & Furious 8’s US$532.5 million opening weekend breaks global box office record.

  • More than US$0.5 billion on opening weekend
  • US$532.5 million record global revenues
  • Number 1 film everywhere
  • Beat previous US$529 million record by Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Thumping Star Wars, Fast & Furious 8’s US$532.5 million opening weekend breaks global box office record.

Fast & Furious 8 made its debut over the three-day Easter weekend, taking in US$100.2 million in North America and roaring to record global revenues of more than a half a billion dollars. The latest instalment of the action franchise starring Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson and Charlize Theron also did well in the rest of the world.

Led by China, which set a three-day record of US$190 million, the film brought in US$432.3 million in some 60 countries. It was the Number 1 film everywhere.

Fast & Furious 8 beat the previous record of US$529 million held by Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

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